The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 59 73 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 43 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.70% 1.58% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 1.93% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 8
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
940 777 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.96% 81.79% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 764 715 713
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +14 37 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Luton 0 5 £47,000 -14.54%
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 68 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (67.65%) Scrum
3 39 (57.35%) DSDM
4 38 (55.88%) Use Case
4 38 (55.88%) BPMN
5 34 (50.00%) UML
5 34 (50.00%) Project Management
6 30 (44.12%) Business Analysis
7 29 (42.65%) Kanban
8 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 23 (33.82%) User Experience
10 22 (32.35%) Degree
11 20 (29.41%) ISEB
11 20 (29.41%) CBAP
11 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
12 15 (22.06%) Performance Management
12 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
13 14 (20.59%) Line Management
14 13 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (17.65%) Marketing
15 12 (17.65%) Product Management
16 10 (14.71%) Client/Server
16 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
17 9 (13.24%) Digital Marketing
17 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
18 8 (11.76%) Content Management
18 8 (11.76%) .NET
18 8 (11.76%) Social Media
19 7 (10.29%) Adobe

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Fireworks
2 3 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.65%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Business Analyst
1 57 (83.82%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Business Analyst
3 18 (26.47%) Senior Business Analyst
3 18 (26.47%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Team Leader
4 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 6 (8.82%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Lead Technical Architect
6 3 (4.41%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.47%) C# Architect
8 1 (1.47%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (1.47%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) jQuery
2 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.41%) HTML5
3 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) WPF
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 3 (4.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) User Experience
2 10 (14.71%) Client/Server
3 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.76%) Social Media
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (67.65%) Scrum
3 39 (57.35%) DSDM
4 38 (55.88%) Use Case
4 38 (55.88%) BPMN
5 34 (50.00%) Project Management
5 34 (50.00%) UML
6 30 (44.12%) Business Analysis
7 29 (42.65%) Kanban
8 15 (22.06%) Performance Management
8 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
9 14 (20.59%) Line Management
10 13 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (17.65%) Product Management
12 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
13 9 (13.24%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (11.76%) Content Management
15 4 (5.88%) PRINCE
16 3 (4.41%) GAP Analysis
16 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.41%) XAML
3 2 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Degree
2 20 (29.41%) CBAP
2 20 (29.41%) ISEB
3 4 (5.88%) PMP
3 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Adobe
3 4 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago